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Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


REIT Stock Sales Fuel Securitization Efforts

With their stock prices on the rise and interest rates low, mortgage REITs are issuing new shares to support their securitization activities.

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Downgrade Weighs on Guggenheim Conduit

Industry participants are questioning the future of a Guggenheim commercial-paper conduit.

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Non-QM Prepayments Turning Off Buysiders

Bond buyers are losing patience with high prepayment levels among securitized home loans that don’t meet the Consumer Financial Protection...

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Mortgage Pros Map Lobbying Campaign

In a bid to stimulate issuance of publicly offered mortgage securitizations, industry professionals are preparing to lobby the SEC to amend Regulation...

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Westinghouse Mulling Nuclear-Power Deal

Westinghouse Electric is exploring securitization.

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Credit Agricole's Pilcer Calls End to Career

Industry veteran Sam Pilcer is retiring.

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Issuers Set to Unleash Flood of New Deals

Get ready for a deluge of asset- and mortgage-backed bond offerings.

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CLO Issuers Pursuing Broader Syndication

Norinchukin Bank has paused its purchases of U.S. CLOs in recent months, prompting some underwriters to change their distribution tactics.

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Citi Seeks Reversal of Trading Brain Drain

Under pressure from issuers, Citigroup is acting urgently to fill a senior post on its U.S. asset-backed securities trading desk.

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PennyMac Favoring Term CRT-Backed Bonds

PennyMac is changing the way it finances its investments in agency risk-transfer securities.

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CLO Bid Lists Inundate Secondary Market

Collateralized loan obligation trading surged in early June.

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FHFA Firming Up Outlook for Agency IPOs

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is advancing with plans to recapitalize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac via an initial public offering.

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